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  • UW–Madison faculty members teach all online courses associated with master's degree programs.
  • Campus lectures are recorded and posted for distance students to access when it's convenient for them.
  • Course materials and assignments are exchanged via email or electronic learning management systems.
  • Approved proctors administer exams and quizzes remotely.

View the MSci-ME typical course list for availability and planning.

A three-week summer on-campus lab course is required to complete the program.

Please review our admission process.

  • ME 446 Automatic Controls
  • ME 447 Computer Control of Machines and Processes
  • ME/ECE 577 Automatic Controls Lab
  • ME 601/547 Physics-Based Modelling for Computer Control
  • ME 699 Independent Study
  • ME/ECE 739 Advanced Automation and Robotics
  • ME 746 Dynamics of Controlled Systems
  • ME 747 Advanced Computer Control of Machines and Processes
  • ME 790 Masters Research and Thesis